If you aren't a big fan of poetry, let me let you in on a little tip. College students need poetry. When you have been staring at a reading on how satellites impacted communication or obesity rates in Tunisia, you need to have a little bit of fun reading every now and then.
You don't always have time to sit down and read a novel, so poetry is a great answer. Pick up a book, read a few poems, put the book down. Problems solved. Where do you start? Here are a few ideas.